.htaccess is a small text file which is located either directly in a domain folder or in a subfolder to guide the server how it should handle requests when an Internet site or a folder which is part of it is accessed. Lots of commonly used scripts such as WordPress and Joomla use an .htaccess file. If you get a great deal of fake traffic to your website, for example, you'll be able to block the access of specific IP addresses and third-party sites, or you can request the visitor to type in a username and a password in order to view the content. You can also set up URL redirecting or use personalized error pages for your Internet site, prevent other Internet sites from linking to your content directly and from using your account’s traffic quota, and so forth. An .htaccess file will give you far more control over your Internet sites and the way they operate.
.htaccess Generator in Shared Web Hosting
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.htaccess Generator in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you create a semi-dedicated server account with our company, you will be able to use our potent, albeit simple-to-use .htaccess generator tool, that's provided with the Hepsia hosting Control Panel. You can select the folder in which the file will be set up and after that you will simply have to select a checkbox next to each and every option that you'd like to use - it's as simple as that. If you need to set up URL redirection or to set custom made error pages for any of your Internet sites, you will also need to type a web address, but you won't need to enter any special code at any time, so you can use our tool even if you don't have previous experience. Because our revolutionary web hosting platform supports several different versions of PHP, you shall also be able to pick the version which any website will use, even if it isn't the same as the one selected for the account as a whole.